The Frankston Citizen Online —

August 2018



Following are complete obituaries published in The Citizen newspaper during the month of August 2018. These obituaries will remain on this page until the first publication of the next month. They will then be transferred to the Obituary Archives where they can be viewed indefinitely.

Beginning Feb. 11, 2012


Obituaries for August 2, 2018

Mary Lou Morgan

A funeral service for Mary Lou Morgan, 90, of Frankston, was held Saturday July 28, 2018, at Church of Christ in Frankston with Don Canter officiating.

She passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Frankston.Mary Lou was born October 24, 1927, in Martha, Oklahoma to Donner and Estelle (Stiles) Terry. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Frankston.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Roy Allen Morgan. Left to cherish her memory is her son, Dr. Roy Morgan III; and daughters, Mary Ellen Porter, Terry Eileen Thomas and Jena Lee Gumpert.

Donald Mullinax

Funeral Services for Donald Mullinax of Frankston are scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2018, at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home in Athens with Bro. Dale Perry officiating.

Interment will follow at Carroll Springs Cemetery.

Donald Mullinax passed away on July 31, 2018, in Tyler, Texas.

Donald Ray Mullinax was born February 16, 1943, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the son of Price Bates Mullinax and Emma Elizabeth Willenborg Mullinax.

He was a self-employed master electrician and owned and operated D-Ray Electric since 1983.

He enjoyed working on all kinds of stuff and especially enjoyed metal detecting.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt. “Poppy” was a loving father, brother and grandfather who will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Jacqueline Sue Gillenwater Mullinax; two brothers, Leon Mullinax and Melvin Mullinax and one grandson Zachary Mullinax.

He is survived by three children, Donald “Donnie” Mullinax Jr. and wife Susan of Frankston, Kelly Mullinax of Palestine, Monica Atwood and husband Brooks of Frankston; four siblings, Bill Mullinax of Athens, Pat Moore of Bedford, Eddie Mullinax and wife Billie of Euless, Anita Roy of West Lake, Louisiana; eight grandchildren, Trace Andrews and wife Ceci, Trent Andrews and wife Ashley, Lindsey Thornton and husband Nathan, Lacee Mullinax, Buck Atwood, Garrett Atwood, Tori Atwood, Jake Atwood; and six great grandchildren, Tyler Andrews, Daisy Andrews, Liana Andrews, Nico Andrews, Rylan Andrews and Felicity Thornton.

Visitation will be held Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Serving as pallbearers are: Trace Andrews, Trent Andrews, Nathan Thornton, Garrett Atwood, Jake Atwood and Brooks Atwood.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home family.

You may light a candle or write condolences to the family at

Obituaries for August 9, 2018

Stacie (Stallings) Means

A funeral service for Stacie (Stallings) Means, 49, of Frankston was held Monday, August 6, 2018, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville.

She passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018, in Jacksonville.

Stacie was born October 27, 1968, in Jacksonville.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Murray Stallings.

Left to cherish his memory is her husband, Robert Means of Frankston; mother, Patricia Gayle Pace of Grand Prairie; father, Dan Stallings and wife Cindy of Jacksonville; son Wesley Morphis of Frankston; daughter, Bailie Vandagriff of Henderson; brothers, David Smart of Bryan, Justin Pace of Irving, and Jason Pace and wife Jennifer of Midlothian, Wylie Stallings and wife Brittany of Greenville; a sister, Heather Pace and husband Charlie; and one granddaughter, Codi Christian Chandler.

Wayne Gideon

A funeral service for Wayne Gideon, 83, of Lowell, AR, is scheduled at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at First Baptist Church in Frankston.

The Rev. Scott Wiley will officiate.

Mr. Gideon will be laid to rest at Frankston City Cemetery in Frankston. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.

Mr. Gideon passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Rogers, AR.

He was born July 14, 1935, in New York, Texas, to Joseph Samuel and Ila Mae (Hopson) Gideon.Wayne was a member of William F.
Foster Masonic Lodge.

He previously served as a volunteer fireman, was a Shriner and Lions Club member. He was also a member of First Baptist Church, Frankston.

Mr. Gideon was preceded in death by his parents.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife, Sandra Jo Gideon of Lowell, AR; daughters, Patricia Lynn Maley and husband Tim of Conroe, and Nanci Gail Feagans and husband Brad of Rogers, AR; son, David Wayne Gideon and wife Sonia of Aurora, CO. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Brad Feagans, Tim Maley, Brandon Feagans, Scooter Keeter, Dru Dunlap, and James Rivers.

Honorary pallbearers are Fifty Year + members of William F. Foster Masonic Lodge, Cameron Pacheco, Derek Marshall, and Rich Howard.

Visitation was to begin on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, and friends are cordially invited to visit with Wayne’s family from 5 to 7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.

Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society at

Louise S. Rosengren

Louise S. Rosengren, of Palestine, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018.

Mrs. Rosengren passed away at Palestine Regional Medical Center at the age of 90.

She was born in Nacogdoches, Texas, to William Jackson Simmons and Mattie Lee Briley Simmons on the Aug. 5, 1927.

Mrs. Rosengren was retired from General Electric and a faithful Christian. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mattie Simmons; husband, Kenneth Rosengren; and brothers, John Simmons, Ray Simmons and Joel Simmons.

Mrs. Rosengren is survived by her sisters, Linda Glynn of Pasadena, Texas, Juanita Bird of Frankston, Faye Smith of Houston, Jackie Mudd of Deer Park; brothers, James Simmons of Frankston and Karl Simmons of Fredericksburg. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Louise S. Rosengren were conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in the Rhone Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Paul Jacks officiated.

Friends were cordially invited to a visitation with the family one hour prior to the service at Rhone Funeral Home.

Mrs. Rosengren was entombed in the Paradise Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale, Arizona, at half past ten o’clock in the morning on Wednesday, the 8th day of August, 2018.

Funeral services for Louise S. Rosengren were in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas. To view online, go to